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Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell

Professor Melody M. Pannell shares experiences in researching the effects of racism and sexism, as well as historical trauma, on the mental health of young black girls in this article for the magazine of Mennonite Women USA.     ... read more about Young black girls show effects of racism, sexism and historical trauma, writes social work professor Melody M. Pannell from Timbrel

EMU alumni RaMona Stahl is the Welcome Center coordinator for Harrisonburg City Public Schools. RaMona meets with Hemen Mohammed and Basazzin Abdullah to discuss their son’s class selection.  They have moved to Harrisonburg from Kurdistan. Left to right, Hemen Mohammed, RaMona Stahl, Basazzin Abdullah.

English language learners benefit from EMU educators influenced by Anabaptist values in Harrisonburg, Virginia, reports researcher in Sojourners magazine

In a time of rapid change and new demographics in the United States, some communities are better equipped to respond to integration of non-English-speaking immigrant and refugee populations. Because of ... read more about English language learners benefit from EMU educators influenced by Anabaptist values in Harrisonburg, Virginia, reports researcher in Sojourners magazine

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VCU professor, expert on African American women and the Bible to speak on ‘Sketches of Slave Life’

Professor Katherine Bassard brings her expertise in African American literature to Eastern Mennonite University on Thursday, Nov. 10. She will give a presentation titled ‘Truly a Christian Act’: Freedom and ... read more about VCU professor, expert on African American women and the Bible to speak on ‘Sketches of Slave Life’